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  1. New Grad needs job in Atlanta Metro area
    Hi, terri8 When you said dropping off your resume, did you mean dropping it off to the unit manager or to HR? Also, were you able to apply to non-residency programs too because I realize that not...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  2. Drowning senior year
    I just wanna give you a hug. And I'm sorry to hear about your parents' health. You are definitely being put to the test, but I hope you overcome. I am in the same situation except that I have my...
    Mar 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. The Day Nursing Student Apathy Got to Me
    I would love to shadow in the ER. They didn't know what they were missing. Thanks for being so committed to your work!
    Feb 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Everyone Won't Succeed. And That's Okay!
    This was very nice to read. It's sad how our circumstances lead us to settle instead of thrive.
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. ATI 2013
    For ATI, I was able to use the review manuals for each class. I am in OB-Peds, Mental Health right now. I read these books practically front to back and it was really much more helpful than taking...
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Need help with cardiac!
    Hi, I am in Pediatrics class right now and I love learning about cardiac. In my notes and lecture recording, it says that increased pulmonary blood flow (which in children are usually caused by...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. How can I prepare myself for Med-Surge
    1. Brush up on your A/P, thenit will be much easier for you to understand disease processes because you know how the actual body system is supposed to work. So definitely know your functions. I found...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. WellStar employees
    I am in KSU's nursing program. I have several classmates who have gotten externships with Wellstar. I believe they prefer actual nursing students. I really wouldn't rush trying to get in Wellstar...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  9. Respiratory Acidosis Question. Help please.
    Thanks so much. I am so much happier!:geek:
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Respiratory Acidosis Question. Help please.
    Hi, I sent this email to my teacher. But he has not yet responded. I work on a med-surg floor and I did consult with one of the resp. therapists but I just want to know what you all think as well? I...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. How can I land icu tech position while in nursing school?
    Hey, I'm a tech too, but on a med-surg unit. I possibly want to be an ICU nurse too as I have floated there before and I loved it. Even though I'm PRN on my floor, I have been floated to other units,...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. "Difficult" Patients
    I find that many patients are difficult because there is a misunderstanding between the nurse/cna and the patient. I have had to tell patients (those who are alert and oriented), that they should...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Any other nurses have a baby voice?
    I lowered my voice like a man and people started taking me more seriously.
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Hourly Rounding
    I have to wear a tracking device at my job, but I think they use it more to find you and page you in a room. I have never heard of it being used to verify how long someone is in the patient's room...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I am an artist.
    You are so right! Sometimes when I see a patient crying, I freeze up at first because I was never taught how to react to that. But because nursing is an art, you have to be creative in how you treat...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Which states are great for nurses to work in??
    I would think any state that is not in the South. I live here but the whole at will employment irks me, especially in the field of nursing. Nurses always feel like they have no voice here. I heard...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Call light abuse. What to do???
    With that kind of abuse, I would wonder if they have something loose in their head! I would tell them that when you need something, you should call us. Hopefully, that won't come off as too rude but...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Critical care for new grads without critical care senior practicum?
    Could she at least become a tech in an ICU? I have heard of some ICU's hiring their techs as nurses after they graduate.
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. Male Nurses on the rise and they make more money
    I notice more males working overtime( i mean like every day!) and working nights.
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Help please?
    Trust your gut! Wellstar is nice to work at from my observations although you may learn more and see more at Grady. It will probably be awkward but just give them a reason and they will probably...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  21. Rounding on patients at night
    I'm too paranoid to not do q1hr checks. I just peek in and might hover next to them to make sure they are breathing. Creepy i know, but it's only for a second.
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Co-complainers. Is anything good enough?
    Sorry, you have to go through that. As an aide myself, I think most of us on the floor bust our butt, especially on days! Some units are definitely harder than others. I know when I float to other...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Infected Needlestick
    I'm praying that you have continuous peace of mind and everything will be OK. *hug*
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nurse embarrasses me in front of patient, patient's family, and unit
    I'm a nurse aide too and sometimes I just don't know and I will admit that. If you don't get it in report, then say so. You will have to learn to let things roll off your back with experience. The...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. PCT/nursing student in need of career advice-scared of pigeon hole
    Thanks for your advice. I am going to stay put where I am and be the best PCT I can be while figuring out where my heart lies in the end. If I can't figure it out by then, then I'll stay in med-surg....
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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